High School

Graduation Requirements

Like a traditional Minnesota public school, iQ Academy Minnesota (IQMN) students must earn 42 credits and pass the required state high school writing, reading, and math tests in order to graduate.

Independent School District 544 has the following requirements for an IQMN student to graduate. Upon graduation, students receive a diploma from Fergus Falls Public High School.

SubjectMinimum Credits* for Graduation
English8 Credits
(Must be Algebra 1 or equivalent and beyond)
6 Credits
Physical Science (2 credits)
Biology (2 credits)
Chemistry or Physics (2 credits)
6 Credits
Social Studies
Geography (2 credits)
US History (2 credits)
World History (2 credits)
Economics (1 credit)
Government (1 credit)
8 Credits
Life Skills (1 credit)
Career Planning (1 credit)
2 Credits
Health/Physical Education3 Credits
Fine Arts2 Credits
Technology1 Credit
Electives6 Credits
Total Credits Required for Graduation:42 Credits

*1 Semester = 1.0 Credit

IQMN counselors will work with you to ensure that you receive appropriate credit for previously completed high school coursework and set up a plan to graduate on time.